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Teachers Amy Zappone, top row left, Kathy Mucha, top row right, and members of the student council wore pajamas to school Feb. 3 to raise money to support children with cancer. - CONTRIBUTED
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Cross Street students don pajamas to give back

NAUGATUCK — For one day, students at Cross Street Intermediate didn’t have to worry whether their t-shirts matched their jeans. They simply rolled out of bed and went to school…

Naugatuck High School senior Molly Walsh shaved her head early this month to raise money for cancer research.
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Borough girl goes bald for a good cause

NAUGATUCK — Many people make New Year’s resolutions. Not many can say they followed through on their resolution the day after New Years. Naugatuck High School senior Molly Walsh has…

Project Purple  members Tony Minopoli, Tony Wiezler, Scott Smith, Laura Smith, Loretta Lesko, Genie Triccarico, Leo DiSorbo, Jenine Motasky, Robert Lesko, Tony Piccarillo, and Dino Verrelli pose for a group picture at the Shelton Thanksgiving Race Nov. 25.
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Running to beat cancer

Just a few short months after Beacon Falls resident Dino Verrelli pledged to run 13 half-marathons (13.1 miles) in 13 months to raise money for pancreatic cancer research, his father…

Luminaries honor cancer survivors and victims  Monday night on the Town Green to kick off The Valley Goes Pink month.
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Naugatuck family hosts courageous fundraiser for girl with cancer

NAUGATUCK — In honor of her friend who is losing hair to chemotherapy, 8-year-old Kayla Couch wore a bandanna every day during a family gathering last month in Rhode Island….

Naugatuck resident Debbie Wilcox sits with her granddaughter Madison. Wilcox, the borough’s former dog warden, was diagnosed with lung cancer last fall and her daughter formed a team to participate in the Relay for Life of Cheshire June 10 to June 11.
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Walking for a cure

For more than 20 years, Debbie Wilcox served Naugatuck as the borough’s dog warden until her retirement last July. Now, Wilcox’s daughter, Kelly Mento-Wilcox, is reaching out to the Naugatuck…

Beacon Falls resident running for cancer research

BOSTON – On April 18, Erin Pringle from Beacon Falls, Conn., will be running in the 115th Boston Marathon to help conquer cancer as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon…